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Low

In the context of general equities, this is a specific minimum limit required by a seller in execution an order ("I'll sell 50 with an eighth low."); implies a not-held limit order. Antithesis of top.

Low

The smallest price of a stock over a given period of time, especially when the price has first been reached. That is, when a stock's prices have dipped below the previous record for a given period of time, analysts and reporters say that prices have reached "a new low." This is generally considered a bearish sign, especially when other indicators are also bearish.
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From this point of view, water lilies belong on the very lowest branch, Barkman and his colleagues say in a paper scheduled for the PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES.
9 per cent, its lowest level for nine months, according to the Office for National Statistics.
This opens the gateway for more companies and applications to leverage all the advantages of FPGAs from prototype through production at the lowest possible cost.
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The research team then compared waiting times for surgery for 22 common procedures for people from the regions in the lowest third socio-economic group with that for patients from regions in the upper third group.
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Custom processing capacity utilization was highest in the Southeast and North Central regions and lowest in the South Central area.
QuickLogic[R] Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK), the lowest power programmable logic solutions leader, today announced that its customizable SD/SDIO/CE-ATA host controller solution is a core component in Marvell's PXA3xx 3G Smartphone Concept Platform, code-named Dracut, being demonstrated at the 2007 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.